Religion isn't the cause of wars, it's the excuse.
("The Eyre Affair")
More Quotes from Jasper Fforde:Maybe those sorts of yes-or-no life-and-death decisions are easier to make because they are so black and white. I can cope with them because it's easier. Human emotions, well. . .they're just a fathomless collection of grays and I don't do so well on the midtones.
Literary detection and firearms don't really go hand in hand; pen mighter than the sword and so forth.
The cleanest souls are the easiest to soil.
What is there to forgive?. . .Ignore forgive and concentrate on living. Life for you is short; far too short to allow small jealousies to infringe on the happiness which can be yours only for the briefest of times.
If you want your fridge-freezer and your car and a nice house and asphalt on the roads and a health service, then thank the weapons business. Thank the war economy that drives us to this.
Without a yardstick sometimes the high points can be taken for granted.
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Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.
Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
I was sad that Corpse Bride was so short. I would've liked to have had her around for way longer. She doesn't actually have that many scenes.
Helena Bonham Carter